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Some churches and other faith-based organizations are offering clean syringes to IV drug users, while still others are voicing their support for comprehensive treatment, testing and education programs that also help stem transmission of diseases like HIV and hepatitis C.
Syrian and Iraqi refugees arrive with decidedly different medical and mental health needs than other waves of refugees.
HHS awarded $156 million to 420 health centers around the country in the first grants ever specifically geared to dental care.
El uso de moteles deteriorados para cuidar y albergar temporalmente a personas sin hogar recientemente dadas de alta del hospital ayuda a estabilizarlos de manera económica, previniendo retornos innecesarios y costosos a las salas de emergencia y a los hospitales.
Sólo el 38% de los hogares latinos tienen un plan ante un desastre, el porcentaje más bajo de cualquier grupo racial o étnico.
Only 38 percent of Latino households have a disaster plan, the lowest of any ethnic or racial group.
Using run-down motels to care for and temporarily house homeless people recently discharged from the hospital helps stabilize them inexpensively, preventing unnecessary and costly returns to ERs and hospitals.
New organizations are collecting fresh data to address current health problems.
The state’s three-year-old Let’s Get Healthy California initiative will launch a website next week aimed at helping communities make and measure progress in specific health care areas.